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Sekur Private Data Makes a Strategic Entry into the Multi-Billion Dollar Telecom and Fintech Markets, Bolstered by over $5 Million in Capital Contributions from Cuentas, Inc.

Cuentas, Inc. Investment Supercharges Profitability Objective by Boosting Marketing and Sales Initiatives, Elevating Client Acquisition Rates, and Increasing Asset Value

Miami, Florida, and Toronto, Ontario–(Newsfile Corp. – May 7, 2024) – Sekur Private Data Ltd. (OTCQB: SWISF) (CSE: SKUR) (FSE: GDT0) (“Sekur” or the “Company”), a premier Swiss-hosted secure and private communications platform, proudly announces the signing of a Letter of Intent, marking its strategic expansion into the Telecom and Fintech markets. Today, Sekur has signed a pivotal agreement for the intended contribution of a Mobile Virtual Network Operator (“MVNO”) telecommunications company, accompanied by a US$500,000 cash infusion into Sekur Private Data, Ltd., by Cuentas, Inc. (OTC Pink: CUEN) (OTC Pink: CUENW) (“CUEN”).

Cuentas, Inc. (www.cuentas.com), headquartered in Miami, Florida, stands at the forefront of innovation, seamlessly integrating fintech, mobile telecommunications, and real estate to serve the vibrant Hispanic demographic, particularly the unbanked and underbanked communities.

Cuentas, Inc., will make a capital contribution of US$500,000 in shares of Sekur at a premium rate predetermined above market value. This infusion of capital is strategically earmarked to supercharge the Company’s marketing and sales initiatives, fuel further software development endeavors, and elevate the standards of customer care, all in a concerted effort to expedite the journey towards profitability.

Sekur will acquire full ownership of Meimoun & Mammon LLC, operating as M&M Telecom, in an all-restricted-shares transaction. The deal, valuing the company at over US$5 million and offered at a 50% discount, aligns perfectly with the capital injection valuation. Following the definitive agreement, both organizations have committed to seamlessly integrating CUEN’s leadership into Sekur’s distinguished Board of Directors.

The acquisition of the MVNO operation marks a significant milestone in service excellence, setting new standards in oversight and safety for both individual and corporate clients. Managed by M&M Telecom, Cuentas Mobile will now feature Sekur’s extensive array of Swiss-hosted security solutions-including encrypted email, secure messaging, privacy-focused VPN, and soon, secure video conferencing. This strategic integration is tailored to propel Sekur into both the corporate and retail spheres, ensuring unmatched security and confidentiality for all users.

Enhanced by comprehensive regulatory support and powered by an advanced portfolio of cybersecurity tools, Sekur’s partnership with Cuentas will innovate through a licensing agreement for financial services offered by Cuentas Fintech. This collaboration not only aims to revolutionize industry benchmarks but also to open new channels for revenue growth and innovation for both Cuentas, Inc. and Sekur Private Data, Ltd.

With this pivotal acquisition, Sekur is strategically positioned to expand its reach into vital industries including finance, healthcare, telecommunications, defense, and law enforcement, reinforcing its role as a leader in secure and private communications.

The terms of this landmark transaction remain subject to rigorous mutual diligence and corporate approvals, slated for completion prior to May 31, 2024. Further details regarding this transaction will be disclosed by Sekur Private Data Ltd. through forthcoming communications and the requisite regulatory filings.

About Sekur Private Data Ltd.
Sekur Private Data Ltd. is a cybersecurity and Internet privacy provider of Swiss hosted solutions for secure and private communications. The Company distributes a suite of encrypted e-mails, secure messengers and secure communication tools. Sekur Private Data Ltd. sells its products through its own website, https://www.sekur.com, approved distributors and telecommunications companies worldwide. Sekur Private Data Ltd. serves consumers, businesses and governments worldwide.

About Cuentas, Inc. (OTC Pink: CUEN)  (OTC Pink: CUENW)
Is creating an alternative financial ecosystem for the growing global population who do not have access to traditional financial alternatives. The Company’s proprietary technologies help to integrate FinTech (Financial Technology), e-finance and e-commerce services into solutions that deliver next generation digital financial services to the unbanked, under-banked and underserved populations nationally in the USA. The Cuentas Platform integrates Cuentas Mobile, the Company’s Mobile Telecommunications solution, with its core financial services offerings to help entire communities enter the modern financial marketplace. Cuentas has launched its General Purpose Reloadable (GPR) Card, which includes a digital wallet, discounts for purchases at major physical and online retailers, rewards, and the ability to purchase digital content.

To find out more about Sekur’s privacy communications solutions visit: https://sekur.com

Sekur Private Data to Launch Referral Partner Program for Existing Sekur Users and Businesses

Miami, Florida and Toronto, Ontario–(Newsfile Corp. – April 17, 2024) – Sekur Private Data Ltd. (OTCQB: SWISF) (CSE: SKUR) (FSE: GDT0) (“Sekur” or the “Company”), a leading Swiss hosted secure and private communications platform, announced the launch of its Sekur Referral Program for existing users and business referral partners with the goal of increasing sales and reducing Customer Acquisition Cost “CAC” as the company embarks on its profitability road.

Sekur is looking at increasing its user base rapidly and efficiently, by launching two separate referral programs. The first one to be launched later this month is geared for professionals looking at referring Sekur to their client base, offering Sekur’s unmatched Swiss private and secure communications advantage such as SekurMail and its SekurSend feature countering BEC attacks, so common in business email communications. The second referral program, to be launched in mid to late May, is geared at existing Sekur users who are looking at referring friends, family and coworkers. Professional referring partners, such as credit and finance businesses, real estate, mortgage, legal and medical entities will receive a set percentage of sales referred by them, while existing Sekur users will receive an extension on their existing Sekur subscription for each paid referral they refer to Sekur. Each user will have a unique link and/or QR code to send to their network. This unique link will identify them as the referring person. The Company has already received several interests in the paid referral program and is eager to launch the program.

The Company has embarked on new cost reductions and can be cash flow neutral with approximately 1,000 more new Sekur consumer users by December 2024, should it gain those 1,000 new users. The referral programs are planned to expedite and facilitate this goal, and Sekur plans to use a proactive marketing plan to communicate with its existing user base and attract new users through its existing and new channels.

Alain Ghiai, the CEO of Sekur Private Data commented: “We are very excited to launch our Sekur Referral Program for professionals and existing Sekur users. Sekur users are very passionate about their privacy, and we have received many requests for such a program. We believe this will accelerate sales, reduce costs of customer acquisition, and help us reach profitability faster. The Sekur Referral Program will also help larger organizations with which we have had discussions, to evangelize Sekur to their networks through a propagation model, as a solution for communications privacy, security, and as a counter measure to big tech’s blatant data manipulation of our data, and as a countermeasure to BEC attacks affecting millions of consumers and businesses daily.”

The company has been in discussion with several community groups and local organizations to spread Sekur’s privacy and security benefits. The Sekur Referral Program will be used for such sales initiatives and for rapid deployment of channel partnerships.

Additionally, as discussed in previous news releases, Sekur is also planning to integrate its solutions with IngramMicro and PartnerStackfor larger B2B partnerships with up to 161,000 global partners. These partners will offer Sekur‘s Swiss-hosted privacy communications solutions as a value-add to complement their existing enterprise offerings. Sekur has already signed an agreement with PartnerStack and plans to have this integration fully operational in Q4 2024. Additionally, Sekur has already garnered interest from several channel partners in the USA and telecom operators in the Middle East. Of particular interest is Sekur’s SekurRelay email technology, which lets governments and enterprises select Sekur and its SekurSend feature for part of its workforce, such as C-level and management force, instead of migrating the entire enterprise onto the Sekur platform.

Sekur’s Data privacy solutions are all hosted in Switzerland, protecting users’ data from any outside data intrusion requests. In Switzerland, the right to privacy is guaranteed in article 13 of the Swiss Federal Constitution. The Federal Act on Data Protection (“FADP”) of 19 June 1992 (in force since 1993) has set up a strict protection of privacy by prohibiting virtually any processing of personal data which is not expressly authorized by the data subjects. The protection is subject to the authority of the Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner.

Under Swiss federal law, it is a crime to publish information based on leaked “secret official discussions.” In 2010, the Federal Supreme Court of Switzerland found that IP addresses are personal information and that under Swiss privacy laws they may not be used to track internet usage without the knowledge of the individuals involved.

To find out more about Sekur’s privacy communications solutions visit: https://sekur.com

Sekur Private Data Provides a Sanctuary from Big Tech’s Censorship Overreach

Miami, Florida and Toronto, Ontario–(Newsfile Corp. – March 28, 2024) – Sekur Private Data Ltd. (OTCQB: SWISF) (CSE: SKUR) (FSE: GDT0) (“Sekur” or the “Company”), a leading Swiss hosted secure and private communications platform, outlines the need for greater data privacy from large technology platforms monitoring, and data exploitation.

Big tech platforms, including email providers, VPNs and messaging platforms, routinely access and analyze users’ data, private communications, and personal information, without explicit knowledge or consent, an ability often buried in complex terms of service. This covert data collection and surveillance practice raises serious privacy concerns and undermines individuals’ control over their digital footprint. Extensive data collection and user tracking by big tech companies pose risks as these firms, and the firms that buy data from big tech providers, amass detailed profiles about people’s online activities, interests, and personal information.

Additionally, data harvested by third party companies is not protected or handled in a secure and private manner, and this creates a large security risk as hackers gain access to millions of users’ personal information through their cyber-attacks, as evidenced by daily news on cyber-attacks on health care platforms, banking and credit platforms and more. Information such as social security numbers, personal medical records and financial information, credit card and bank information.

The rise of social media platforms, and advanced AI systems, has exacerbated the threat of personal data being harvested, misused, or even censored. Individuals’ online presence and interactions are constantly monitored, with their private information often exploited for commercial gain, or subjected to sometimes biased algorithmic manipulation.

What sets Sekur Private Data apart is its strict data privacy standards adhering to Swiss federal laws by hosting data exclusively in Switzerland, a country with some of the world’s strongest privacy laws, which safeguards users against intrusive data requests and monitoring from big tech giants.

SekurRelay Enterprise Email Solution, a vital component of the Sekur Enterprise suite, empowers corporate executives and management to effortlessly implement enhanced security measures for their company’s email domain. By leveraging SekurSend/SekurReply features and other Swiss-hosted privacy solutions, SekurRelay ensures that sensitive communications remain secure without necessitating a complete migration of the entire workforce. This breakthrough eliminates a significant hurdle to mass adoption within large corporations and government agencies.

Additionally, SekurVPN sets new industry standards by utilizing its proprietary infrastructure and abstaining from hyperscaler or Big Tech hosting providers. Unlike other VPNs, SekurVPN exclusively employs its private Swiss cloud infrastructure, offering Swiss-hosted VPN services with Swiss IPs only. This guarantees unparalleled data protection, as the service solely relies on SekurVPN’s own servers and routing. By adhering to the stringent regulations of FADP Swiss privacy laws, SekurVPN treats users’ IP addresses as private property, making data harvesting a criminal offense under Swiss legislation.

SekurMessenger comes with a proprietary feature and technology called “Chat-By-Invite.” This feature allows a SekurMessenger user (“SM user”) to invite via email or SMS a non-SM user, or a group of non-SM users, to chat in a fully private and secure way without the recipient ever having to register to SekurMessenger or download the app. Additionally, SekurMessenger uses a strict vetting system that prevents non vetted users from spamming and hacking your account, as it does not collect the user’s phone number and does not harvest any data or phone contact from SekurMessenger users.

To know more about Sekur and its privacy solutions, please visit https://sekur.com. Sekur has set up the promo code: PRIVACY, for a 15% discount for 5 years on all its solutions.

Sekur’s Data privacy solutions are all hosted in Switzerland, protecting users’ data from any outside data intrusion requests. In Switzerland, the right to privacy is guaranteed in article 13 of the Swiss Federal Constitution. The Federal Act on Data Protection (“FADP”) of 19 June 1992 (in force since 1993) has set up a strict protection of privacy by prohibiting virtually any processing of personal data which is not expressly authorized by the data subjects. The protection is subject to the authority of the Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner.

Under Swiss federal law, it is a crime to publish information based on leaked “secret official discussions.” In 2010, the Federal Supreme Court of Switzerland found that IP addresses are personal information and that under Swiss privacy laws they may not be used to track internet usage without the knowledge of the individuals involved.

About Sekur Private Data Ltd.
Sekur Private Data Ltd. is a cybersecurity and Internet privacy provider of Swiss hosted solutions for secure and private communications. The Company distributes a suite of encrypted e-mails, secure messengers and secure communication tools. Sekur Private Data Ltd. sells its products through its own website, https://www.sekur.com, approved distributors and telecommunications companies worldwide. Sekur Private Data Ltd. serves consumers, businesses and governments worldwide.

Sekur Private Data Ltd. Adds US Tech Disruptor and Innovator to Board of Advisors

MIAMI, FL and TORONTO, ON, March 21, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via NewMediaWire — Sekur Private Data Ltd. (CSE:SKUR) (OTCQB:SWISF) (FRA:GDT0) (“Sekur” or the “Company”), a leading Swiss hosted secure and private communications platform, is pleased to announce that it has added distinguished tech veteran Mr. Michael Giuliano to its Board of Advisors.

Mr. Giuliano delivers over 20 years of direct hands-on results and experience on the world’s largest technology stages.  He adds unparalleled expertise and strategic vision to Sekur’s disruptive approach to new and unique privacy and cybersecurity solutions.

Michael Giuliano is an American entrepreneur and scholar that has independently designed, developed, patented, and commercialized products in excess of $2B USD. He has a mastery level in the areas of Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Neural Networks, Quantitative Analytics, Predictive Analytics, Business Intelligence, Organizational Change.

Michael started his career at tech-giant Intel® as a microchip manufacturing engineer earning distinct Engineering honors spanning some of the highest-profile product launches on record in the digital and mobility spaces (including X-Box®, Apple®, and Pentium4®) and served as Intel’s First Lean Content Expert at their Flagship Plant.

He is an active board member for top echelon leadership organizations including Special Forces, Cyber, Tactical, and Corporations. He is also an active volunteer and board member at many top Universities. More information can be found on his LinkedIn profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/01of01/ .

This strategic partnership signifies Sekur’s commitment to revolutionizing the cybersecurity and privacy landscape, leveraging Mr. Giuliano’s invaluable perspective, insights, and industry connections.
Michael Giuliano said, “This one is special and will be fun, I truly enjoy working on solutions completely outside of ‘Big-Tech’; nothing owned or operated on by the likes of Microsoft, Google, or Amazon can be a game-changer, trust in both protection and privacy are big, Sekur does both right now.”

Alain Ghiai, CEO of Sekur Private Data, said: “Michael Giuliano’s expertise will be instrumental in guiding our company towards continued growth and success in an increasingly complex digital landscape.  We certainly look forward to leveraging Michael’s wealth of experience and vision for continued growth and success. We are seeing a dramatic increase in cyber-attacks in the USA at the present time, and due to the current presidential election campaign for the November 2024 presidential elections. This increases the USA as a main cyber-attack target for all things from infrastructure hacks to healthcare organizations being hacked, as well as enterprises, businesses and individuals being compromised on a daily basis.  We are happy to offer the only Swiss-hosted, proprietary, private and secure communications platform that does not rely on big tech infrastructure, open-source coding or data mining, therefore reducing exponentially the risk of cyber penetration. Our prime directive is to provide private and secure communications for everyone, individuals, businesses and enterprises.”

Sekur’s Data privacy solutions are all hosted in Switzerland, protecting users’ data from any outside data intrusion requests. In Switzerland, the right to privacy is guaranteed in article 13 of the Swiss Federal Constitution. The Federal Act on Data Protection (“FADP”) of 19 June 1992 (in force since 1993) has set up a strict protection of privacy by prohibiting virtually any processing of personal data which is not expressly authorized by the data subjects. The protection is subject to the authority of the Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner.

Under Swiss federal law, it is a crime to publish information based on leaked “secret official discussions.” In 2010, the Federal Supreme Court of Switzerland found that IP addresses are personal information and that under Swiss privacy laws they may not be used to track internet usage without the knowledge of the individuals involved.

About Sekur Private Data Ltd. 
Sekur Private Data Ltd. is a cybersecurity and Internet privacy provider of Swiss hosted solutions for secure and private communications. The Company distributes a suite of encrypted e-mails, secure messengers and secure communication tools. Sekur Private Data Ltd. sells its products through its own website, https://www.sekur.com, approved distributors and telecommunications companies worldwide. Sekur Private Data Ltd. serves consumers, businesses and governments worldwide.

Sekur Private Data Outlines Business Data Cyber Risks from Bad Actor States During U.S. Election Year – Offers Countermeasures

Miami, Florida and Toronto, Ontario–(Newsfile Corp. – March 13, 2024) – Sekur Private Data Ltd. (OTCQB: SWISF) (CSE: SKUR) (FSE: GDT0) (“Sekur” or the “Company”), a leading Swiss hosted secure and private communications platform, outlines solutions to protect enterprise and small to medium-sized business (SMB) owners from the growing menace of bad actor cyber threats.

With statistics indicating the escalating costs of ransomware attacks on businesses, during the crucial US presidential election year, Sekur Private Data is committed to providing robust and comprehensive security solutions.

Recent incidents, such as the alleged exploitation of Google accounts via OAuth2 functionality and the high-profile hacking of Microsoft’s corporate network from a Russian hacking group, highlights the critical need for robust cybersecurity and data privacy measures. In this environment, Sekur remains at the forefront of the battle against state-actor cyber threats, equipping enterprises and SMB owners with impenetrable security solutions.

According to recent studies, ransomware attacks have inflicted staggering financial losses on businesses, amounting to billions of dollars annually. Sekur Private Data’s comprehensive suite of encrypted emails, secure messengers, and communication tools offers a formidable defense against these escalating threats.

Alain Ghiai, the CEO of Sekur Private Data Ltd., commented, “As bad actor states continue to escalate their cyber threats, especially in the USA and during a presidential election year, businesses are facing unprecedented risks and soaring costs, as these rogue states and bad actors are doing everything to disrupt the U.S. economy. At Sekur, we provide robust solutions that safeguard sensitive data, empowering SMBs, enterprises and governments to stay one step ahead of these evolving threats and challenges. We are happy to be able to provide these solutions, as we can offer the only Swiss-hosted, proprietary, private and secure communications platform that does not rely on big tech infrastructure, open-source coding or data mining, therefore reducing exponentially the risk of cyber penetration. Our prime directive is to provide private and secure communications for everyone, by offering a truly independent, private and secure means of communications, without any data mining, through our proprietary technology and our secure private servers based in Switzerland.”

SekurRelay Enterprise Email Solution, a vital component of the Sekur Enterprise suite, empowers corporate executives and management to effortlessly implement enhanced security measures for their company’s email domain. By leveraging SekurSend/SekurReply features and other Swiss-hosted privacy solutions, SekurRelay ensures that sensitive communications remain secure without necessitating a complete migration of the entire workforce. This breakthrough eliminates a significant hurdle to mass adoption within large corporations and government agencies.

Additionally, SekurVPN sets new industry standards by utilizing its proprietary infrastructure and abstaining from hyperscaler or Big Tech hosting providers. Unlike other VPNs, SekurVPN exclusively employs its private Swiss cloud infrastructure, offering Swiss-hosted VPN services with Swiss IPs only. This guarantees unparalleled data protection, as the service solely relies on SekurVPN’s own servers and routing. By adhering to the stringent regulations of FADP Swiss privacy laws, SekurVPN treats users’ IP addresses as private property, making data harvesting a criminal offense under Swiss legislation.

SekurMessenger comes with a proprietary feature and technology called “Chat-By-Invite.” This feature allows a SekurMessenger user (“SM user”) to invite via email or SMS a non-SM user, or a group of non-SM users, to chat in a fully private and secure way without the recipient ever having to register to SekurMessenger or download the app. Additionally, SekurMessenger uses a strict vetting system that prevents non vetted users from spamming and hacking your account, as it does not collect the user’s phone number and does not harvest any data or phone contact from SekurMessenger users.

Sekur’s Data privacy solutions are all hosted in Switzerland, protecting users’ data from any outside data intrusion requests. In Switzerland, the right to privacy is guaranteed in article 13 of the Swiss Federal Constitution. The Federal Act on Data Protection (“FADP”) of 19 June 1992 (in force since 1993) has set up a strict protection of privacy by prohibiting virtually any processing of personal data which is not expressly authorized by the data subjects. The protection is subject to the authority of the Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner.

Under Swiss federal law, it is a crime to publish information based on leaked “secret official discussions.” In 2010, the Federal Supreme Court of Switzerland found that IP addresses are personal information and that under Swiss privacy laws they may not be used to track internet usage without the knowledge of the individuals involved.

About Sekur Private Data Ltd.
Sekur Private Data Ltd. is a cybersecurity and Internet privacy provider of Swiss hosted solutions for secure and private communications. The Company distributes a suite of encrypted e-mails, secure messengers and secure communication tools. Sekur Private Data Ltd. sells its products through its own website, https://www.sekur.com, approved distributors and telecommunications companies worldwide. Sekur Private Data Ltd. serves consumers, businesses and governments worldwide.

Sekur Private Data Ltd. Offers Solutions Against ‘Big AI’ Data Harvesting of Email and Messaging Communications

Miami, Florida and Toronto, Ontario–(Newsfile Corp. – March 7, 2024) – Sekur Private Data Ltd. (OTCQB: SWISF) (CSE: SKUR) (FSE: GDT0) (“Sekur” or the “Company”), a leading Swiss hosted secure and private communications platform, outlines the need for greater online data privacy in the era of Artificial Intelligence (AI) data harvesting.

Big technology companies are accumulating huge amounts of personal data these days, often without users’ informed consent or knowledge, to train their Large Language Models.

Large AI models collecting user data can expose individuals to several online privacy risks. Firstly, the harvesting process might unintentionally capture sensitive information like names, locations, or opinions.

Additionally, even seemingly unrelated data points can be analyzed by AI models to infer personal characteristics, potentially revealing aspects users wish to keep private. Biases present in the harvested data can lead to discriminatory outcomes, as AI models might make decisions or recommendations based on assumptions about users derived from biased information. Finally, there’s always the risk of data breaches or misuse, where the harvested data could be compromised or used for purposes beyond the user’s consent.

While Sekur supports innovation, it also believes individuals and companies should take steps to better secure their data through encryption, privacy tools, and careful online behavior that are essential to maintaining control over private information and communications, such as email and messaging.

Alain Ghiai, the CEO of Sekur Private Data Ltd., commented, “In the age of AI and Big Tech, our data footprints are becoming increasingly complex. Securing your online data and communications is no longer a choice – it’s the cornerstone of safeguarding your digital identity and future whether you are an individual, a small business or a large organization. At Sekur we strive to maintain your privacy and security above everything else.”

SekurRelay Enterprise Email Solution is part of the Sekur Enterprise solution, allowing corporate executives and management to “split” their company email domain in two, benefiting from SekurSend/SekurReply feature and other Swiss-hosted privacy and security solutions SekurMail offers, without having to migrate the entire company employees, eliminating a huge roadblock to mass adoption of SekurMail by large corporations and government agencies.

SekurVPN uses its own proprietary infrastructure and does not use any hyperscaler or Big Tech hosting providers, unlike most other VPNs. SekurVPN offers Swiss hosted VPN with Swiss IPs only, hosted on its private Swiss cloud infrastructure. This guarantees that it is using only SekurVPN’s own servers and routing. Other VPNs offer hundreds of locations and are using Big Tech providers, compromising users’ privacy. FADP Swiss privacy laws designate your IP address as your private property. This renders data harvesting a criminal offence under Swiss laws.

SekurMessenger comes with a proprietary feature and technology called “Chat-By-Invite.” This feature allows a SekurMessenger user (“SM user”) to invite via email or SMS a non-SM user, or a group of non-SM users, to chat in a fully private and secure way without the recipient ever having to register to SekurMessenger or download the app. Additionally, SekurMessenger uses a strict vetting system that prevents non vetted users from spamming and hacking your account, as it does not collect the user’s phone number and does not harvest any data or phone contact from SekurMessenger users.

Sekur’s Data privacy solutions are all hosted in Switzerland, protecting users’ data from any outside data intrusion requests. In Switzerland, the right to privacy is guaranteed in article 13 of the Swiss Federal Constitution. The Federal Act on Data Protection (“FADP”) of 19 June 1992 (in force since 1993) has set up a strict protection of privacy by prohibiting virtually any processing of personal data which is not expressly authorized by the data subjects. The protection is subject to the authority of the Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner.

Under Swiss federal law, it is a crime to publish information based on leaked “secret official discussions.” In 2010, the Federal Supreme Court of Switzerland found that IP addresses are personal information and that under Swiss privacy laws they may not be used to track internet usage without the knowledge of the individuals involved.

About Sekur Private Data Ltd.
Sekur Private Data Ltd. is a cybersecurity and Internet privacy provider of Swiss hosted solutions for secure and private communications. The Company distributes a suite of encrypted e-mails, secure messengers and secure communication tools. Sekur Private Data Ltd. sells its products through its own website, https://www.sekur.com, approved distributors and telecommunications companies worldwide. Sekur Private Data Ltd. serves consumers, businesses and governments worldwide.

Sekur Private Data Ltd. Launches Small Business Solutions Marketing Efforts Amid Increased Attacks on SMBs in the USA During Election Year

NEW YORK, NY and TORONTO, Ontario, Feb. 14, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via NewMediaWire – Sekur Private Data Ltd. (CSE:SKUR) (OTCQB:SWISF) (FRA:GDT0) (“Sekur” or the “Company”), a leading Swiss hosted secure and private communications platform, is pleased to announce that it has launched its Sekur SMB Privacy and Security solutions of privacy communications solutions amid increased cyber attacks and BEC attacks on small businesses in the USA during the presidential election year.

Sekur has launched its marketing of SMB solutions in the USA through online marketing and plans to launch a series of channel marketing programs in the coming weeks, to get Sekur and its anti-BEC attack solutions to small businesses in the USA. The result is a gradual average revenue per user (“ARPU”) of up to 40%. Average ARPU per month today is approximately US$9/month. However, Sekur has been able to consistently increase its offering and its prices, including the latest price increase of its BEC protection email for consumers to US$10/month from US$7/month. This means that the most popular consumer solutions, its SekurVPN and SekurMail are now priced at US$9/month and US%10/month respectively, making its ARPU on consumers move past US$10/month moving forward, as 50% of its users bundle more than one solution.

The SMB solutions are priced 50% higher than consumer when it comes with SekurMail, and offer more features, such as mass onboarding of users for all its solutions offered under the Business plans and archiving of communications for its SekurMessaging solution. Overall, a SMB bundle is priced at US$31/month as opposed to consumer bundles priced at US$22/month. The SMB solutions are also targeting specific sectors that have suffered massive cyber breaches, such as the latest breach in the real estate mortgage industry with the Mr Cooper hack. In 2021 alone there were 20,000 BEC attacks reported to the FBI in the USA.

Alain Ghiai, CEO of Sekur Private Data, said: “We are seeing a dramatic increase in cyber-attacks in the USA due to the global conflicts at the present time, and due to the current presidential election campaign for the November 2024 presidential elections. Having our SMBs protected from BEC attacks is a prime directive and we are very happy to be able to offer this protection with our SekurSend/SekurReply easy to use feature and technology. We are also working on improving both the Sekurmail and SekurMessenger applications to increase load speeds and add more features, and we have just launched a new web version of SekurMessenger for SMBs. Average revenue per user is also growing and we expect moving forward to have between a 20% to 50% average revenue per user increase with all new subscribers. We are happy to be able to provide these new SMB solutions to the 33 million SMBs in the USA that could use some protection from cyber hacking, as we can offer the only Swiss-hosted, proprietary, private and secure communications platform that does not rely on big tech infrastructure, open-source coding or data mining, therefore reducing exponentially the risk of cyber penetration. Our prime directive is to provide private and secure communications for everyone, and as we are not connected to any Big Tech platform, we offer a truly independent, private and secure means of communications, without any data mining, through our proprietary technology and our secure servers based in Switzerland.”

Sekur also recently announced the launch of its SekurRelay Enterprise Email Solution, part of its Sekur Enterprise solution, allowing corporate executives and management to “split” their company email domain in two, benefiting from SekurMail’s SekurSend/SekurReply feature and other Swiss-hosted privacy and security solutions SekurMail offers, without having to migrate the entire company employees, eliminating a huge roadblock to mass adoption of SekurMail by large corporations and government agencies.

SekurRelay lets a company employee easily migrate their existing business email to Sekur’s privacy and security email platform, and “split” from the company’s existing email hosting provider seamlessly, while maintaining the same business email domain as the rest of the employees. This eliminates the need for enterprise IT departments to migrate their entire staff to Sekur, to have the same domain email address. SekurRelay lets company staff, as an example, use their existing provider and email @company.com, while having their executives or managers use SekurMail, keeping their existing email address @company.com. This “Inbound Relay” solves a large problem, as many larger enterprises have been hesitant to migrate thousands of employee emails due to the cumbersome and costly nature of doing so. With SekurRelay, companies of all sizes can protect C-level and management level emails from Business Email Compromise (“BEC”) attacks, while letting the rest of the employees stay in their existing email hosting providers. At the same time, all employee emails will be “filtered” through SekurRelay, and benefit from Sekur’s malware detection and spam filter, giving an extra advantage for all employees, whether they use SekurRelay or not, while only SekurRelay accounts holders will be hosted and have their emails delivered by Sekur.

Enterprises and some government upper-level employees and executives have been looking for a way to use Sekur’s privacy and security tools without having to migrate the entire company to Sekur’s email platform, due to costs associated with migration of thousands of emails. The goal is to get away from the main email platform providers that are being compromised with BEC attacks that are targeting upper management and C-level executives. Sekur is now able to eliminate these roadblocks and offer true protection against data mining, email phishing and BEC attacks to anyone subscribing to a business or enterprise email account, without having to migrate the entire company.

SekurRelay comes automatically with all Sekur Enterprise email accounts at a price of US$25/month or US$275/year with a minimum of 10 users per Enterprise account, with each SekurMail account offered with 250GB of redundant storage. This new solution will make sales to businesses of larger sizes, enterprises and government organizations easier, as it does not disrupt their existing IT infrastructure and planning and has no migration cost associated with it.

Sekur also believes that by adding its Swiss-hosted SekurVPN solution to its other solutions, it increases internet connection encryption of users and protects their identity from malicious hackers.

On April 7, 2023, the Company launched SekurVPN, its privacy VPN solution available through Sekur.com, and began commercial sales of its highly anticipated privacy and security VPN solution. The solution is also offered for sale in USD, CAD, NZD, AUD, SGD, CHF, EUR and GPB.

SekurVPN is especially meant for privacy enthusiasts and users wanting to protect their identity from hackers. An example would be users going to their e-banking or shopping online, using their emails, using messaging applications and wanting to have full privacy and protection from hackers hijacking their IP location and signal. The service guarantees not to use Big Tech or hyperscalers for its functioning or hosting, and it guarantees that there are no third-party bundles sold with it so no data is leaked or sold to third parties. It guarantees no traffic pulling or monitoring and no phone number is required to register to the service.

According to a Forbes article, 66% of surveyed internet users within the U.S. use a VPN to help protect personal data, 80% use a VPN for increased security and 33% use a VPN to mask their internet activity. More statistics can be found in this VPN Statistics And Trends In 2023 article.

Private:
SekurVPN uses its own proprietary infrastructure and does not use any hyperscaler or Big Tech hosting providers, unlike most other VPNs. SekurVPN offers Swiss IPs only. This guarantees that it is using only SekurVPN’s own servers and routing. Other VPNs offer hundreds of locations and are using Big Tech providers, compromising users’ privacy. SekurVPN never monitors users’ activity and never shares any data with third party service providers. By being a pure VPN, without bundled outside services such as antivirus and ad blockers, SekurVPN keeps users’ information private without sharing their data with third party service providers. With SekurVPN, users do not register their phone number on the app or the web, rendering users invisible from hackers or snoopers. No phone number to register, anonymous Swiss IPs only, no data mining or traffic sharing with anyone.

Secure:
SekurVPN’s secure VPN routes all your internet traffic through SekurVPN’s privately owned servers, in multiple locations in Switzerland only, using the highest encryption industry standards combined with its proprietary HeliX technology for added security. Encryption keys are not stored on devices and are unique at every connection. Users’ passwords, confidential data and internet surfing stay encrypted even over public untrusted internet connections.

Easy to use:
SekurVPN is extremely easy to setup and deploy. There is no country list and our interface is simplified; just tap or click the connection button. SekurVPN’s no-frills but highly secure and private service gives users peace of mind without thinking about geolocations.

Currently SekurVPN is available to use with MacOS, iOS and Android devices. Versions for Windows 64, Windows 32 and Linux are planned to be launched in the coming weeks.

In addition to SekurVPN, the company offers a bundled Sekur plan, which includes SekurMessenger and SekurMail as a bundle of email, messaging and file transfer into one application, and includes the Company’s latest SekurMail technology, which includes a proprietary anti-phishing and privacy feature called SekurSend®. SekurSend® lets a user send an email to any other recipient, whether they have Sekur or not, in full privacy and security as the email never leaves Sekur‘s encrypted email servers based in Switzerland. The recipient can then click on the notification and reply in the same manner using SekurReply®, without the recipient having to register for a Sekur account. The sender can also decide to protect any email sent by adding a password to open it, a read-limit and a self-destruct timer as well. Sending an email with the SekurSend® feature allows the senders and recipients to add limitless size attachments to the emails without crowding the recipients’ email box. This also eliminates BEC attacks for businesses and email phishing attacks. Additionally, SekurMail includes full control of email delivery, automatic data export for large enterprises and an automatic Data Loss Prevention technology (“DLP”) with real time continuous archiving.

Recent data breaches in messaging applications have created a certain urgency for businesses and data privacy advocates to protect their communications from cyberattacks and identity theft via mobile and desktop devices.

SekurMessenger comes with a proprietary feature and technology called “Chat-By-Invite.” This feature allows a SekurMessenger user (“SM user”) to invite via email or SMS a non-SM user, or a group of non-SM users, to chat in a fully private and secure way without the recipient ever having to register to SekurMessenger or download the app. At the end of the chat, the initiator of the conversation can remotely terminate the conversation and all traces of the conversation are deleted from all users, including the recipient. This unique feature is now fully deployed and functional on all iOS and Android devices and web platforms. The target sectors are numerous, including but not limited to real estate, legal, finance, insurance, medical, government, energy, manufacturing, trade and pharmaceutical sectors.

SekurMessenger also eliminates many of the privacy and security risks by not requiring a phone number, which would divulge a user’s phone device ID, but also by not social engineering a user’s phone or computer contact list and infecting the contacts by default as well, eliminating a huge loophole in security and privacy. SekurMessenger issues each user a username and a Sekur number. The Sekur number is the contact ID a user would disclose in order for other Sekur users to be added. The service comes with a self-destruct timer and other features as well, including Sekur’s proprietary VirtualVaults and HeliX technologies with all data stored in Swiss hosted encrypted servers.

Sekur’s Data privacy solutions are all hosted in Switzerland, protecting users’ data from any outside data intrusion requests. In Switzerland, the right to privacy is guaranteed in article 13 of the Swiss Federal Constitution. The Federal Act on Data Protection (“FADP”) of 19 June 1992 (in force since 1993) has set up a strict protection of privacy by prohibiting virtually any processing of personal data which is not expressly authorized by the data subjects. The protection is subject to the authority of the Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner.

Under Swiss federal law, it is a crime to publish information based on leaked “secret official discussions.” In 2010, the Federal Supreme Court of Switzerland found that IP addresses are personal information and that under Swiss privacy laws they may not be used to track internet usage without the knowledge of the individuals involved.

About Sekur Private Data Ltd.
Sekur Private Data Ltd. is a cybersecurity and Internet privacy provider of Swiss hosted solutions for secure and private communications. The Company distributes a suite of encrypted e-mails, secure messengers and secure communication tools. Sekur Private Data Ltd. sells its products through its own website, https://www.sekur.com, approved distributors and telecommunications companies worldwide. Sekur Private Data Ltd. serves consumers, businesses and governments worldwide.

Sekur Private Data Ltd. Signs Distribution Agreement in the United Arab Emirates

Toronto, Ontario and New York, New York–(Newsfile Corp. – January 10, 2024) – Sekur Private Data Ltd. (CSE: SKUR) (OTCQB: SWISF) (FSE: GDT0) (“Sekur” or the “Company”), a leading Swiss hosted secure and private communications platform, is pleased to announce that it has signed a major distribution agreement with a distributor in the United Arab Emirates (“UAE”) in order to distribute its entire Sekur Swiss-hosted private and encrypted communications platform.

Sekur’s distribution agreement was signed with Advanced Vision Smart Solutions (“AVSS”) https://advanced-vision.com, a United Arab Emirates corporation from Aby Dhabi, UAE and is valid for a period of 24 months, with renewal options for additional 12 months. The agreement covers all the UAE. In addition to reselling the Sekur solutions, AVSS will also act as its technical support representative. Sekur Private Data is in the process of signing an important partnership agreement with one of the main families of the UAE, based in Abu Dhabi. To that end, AVSS will serve as the sales support for all businesses brought by the second partner. This partnership is expected to be finalized in the coming weeks. The aim of the partnership is to introduce Sekur to several organizations in the UAE, including municipalities, FZ (Free Zones), financial organizations, energy and services enterprises, government organizations and telecom operator Etisalat.

The Middle East has been subject to more and more cyber-attacks due to regional conflicts, such as the one in July 2021, where Saudi Aramco was facing a US$50 million extortion over leaked data. According to the National News, the UAE has thwarted 71 million cyberattacks in 2023 alone. Regional conflicts, such as the Israel-Gaza conflict, make this region a hotbed of cyber -attacks. Sekur can thwart these attacks as its systems are not using third party big tech cloud and Sekur is not using open-source coding, where hackers are most successful at hacking data.

Alain Ghiai, CEO of Sekur Private Data, said: “We are very excited to have signed this distribution agreement for the UAE with Advanced Vision and we expect to sign our second partnership agreement in the UAE very soon. The region is a hotbed of instability and cyber warfare is now part of that instability and is showing signs of increased activity, since the Israel-Hamas conflict broke out. Fortunately, we can offer the only Swiss-hosted, proprietary, private and secure communications platform that does not rely on big tech infrastructure, reducing exponentially the risk of cyber penetration for businesses and governments in the region. We believe that our SekurMessenger and SekurMail and SekurVPN for enterprises will be a success with governments, telecom operators and enterprises, such as banks and energy enterprises. Our prime directive is to provide private and secure communications for everyone, and as we are not connected to any Big Tech platform, we offer a truly independent, private and secure means of communications, without any data mining, through our proprietary technology and our secure servers based in Switzerland. We look forward to offering true private and secure communications to our new clients in the UAE, and to protect their intellectual property and privacy from data miners, malicious hackers and rogue states.”

Since the Company has added SekurVPN and customized “à la carte” bundles for consumers and businesses, approximately 50% of all customers have been buying bundles with approximately 60% of customers purchasing SekurVPN in the bundle or on its own.

On April 7, 2023, the Company launched SekurVPN, its privacy VPN solution available through Sekur.com, and began commercial sales of its highly anticipated privacy and security VPN solution. The solution is also offered for sale in USD, CAD, NZD, AUD, SGD, CHF, EUR and GPB. Sekur plans to do a full scale launch before year-end 2023 with several videos on social media promoting SekurVPN to select targeted audiences in the U.S. Ghiai discusses the advantages of having a privacy VPN, and other preventive measures to minimize cyberattacks for consumers and businesses, on Sekur Hack of the Week Episode, a nationwide TV show broadcast on Bloomberg TV, Fox Business and on streaming media.

SekurVPN is especially meant for privacy enthusiasts and users wanting to protect their identity from hackers. An example would be users going to their e-banking or shopping online, using their emails, using messaging applications and wanting to have full privacy and protection from hackers hijacking their IP location and signal. The service guarantees not to use Big Tech or hyperscalers for its functioning or hosting, and it guarantees that there are no third party bundles sold with it so no data is leaked or sold to third parties. It guarantees no traffic pulling or monitoring and no phone number is required to register to the service.

According to a Forbes article, 66% of surveyed internet users within the U.S. use a VPN to help protect personal data, 80% use a VPN for increased security and 33% use a VPN to mask their internet activity. More statistics can be found on this VPN Statistics And Trends In 2023 article.

Private:

SekurVPN uses its own proprietary infrastructure and does not use any hyperscaler or Big Tech hosting providers, unlike most other VPNs. SekurVPN offers Swiss IPs only. This guarantees that it is using only SekurVPN’s own servers and routing. Other VPNs offer hundreds of locations and are using Big Tech providers, compromising users’ privacy. SekurVPN never monitors users’ activity and never shares any data with third party service providers. By being a pure VPN, without bundled outside services such as antivirus and ad blockers, SekurVPN keeps users’ information private without sharing their data with third party service providers. With SekurVPN, users do not register their phone number on the app or the web, rendering users invisible from hackers or snoopers. No phone number to register, anonymous Swiss IPs only, no data mining or traffic sharing with anyone.

Secure:

SekurVPN’s secure VPN routes all your internet traffic through SekurVPN’s privately owned servers, in multiple locations in Switzerland only, using the highest encryption industry standards combined with its proprietary HeliX technology for added security. Encryption keys are not stored on devices and are unique at every connection. Users’ passwords, confidential data and internet surfing stay encrypted even over public untrusted internet connections.

Easy to use:

SekurVPN is extremely easy to setup and deploy. There is no country list and our interface is simplified; just tap or click the connection button. SekurVPN’s no-frills but highly secure and private service gives users peace of mind without thinking about geolocations.

Currently SekurVPN is available to use with MacOS, iOS and Android devices. Versions for Windows 64, Windows 32 and Linux are planned to be launched in the coming weeks.

In addition to SekurVPN, the company offers a bundled Sekur plan, which includes SekurMessenger and SekurMail as a bundle of email, messaging and file transfer into one application, and includes the Company’s latest SekurMail technology, which includes a proprietary anti-phishing and privacy feature called SekurSend®. SekurSend® lets a user send an email to any other recipient, whether they have Sekur or not, in full privacy and security as the email never leaves Sekur‘s encrypted email servers based in Switzerland. The recipient can then click on the notification and reply in the same manner using SekurReply®, without the recipient having to register for a Sekur account. The sender can also decide to protect any email sent by adding a password to open it, a read-limit and a self-destruct timer as well. Sending an email with the SekurSend® feature allows the senders and recipients to add limitless size attachments to the emails without crowding the recipients’ email box. This also eliminates BEC attacks for businesses and email phishing attacks. Additionally, SekurMail includes full control of email delivery, automatic data export for large enterprises and an automatic Data Loss Prevention technology (“DLP”) with real time continuous archiving.

Recent data breaches in messaging applications have created a certain urgency for businesses and data privacy advocates to protect their communications from cyberattacks and identity theft via mobile and desktop devices.

SekurMessenger comes with a proprietary feature and technology called “Chat-By-Invite.” This feature allows a SekurMessenger user (“SM user”) to invite via email or SMS a non-SM user, or a group of non-SM users, to chat in a fully private and secure way without the recipient ever having to register to SekurMessenger or download the app. At the end of the chat, the initiator of the conversation can remotely terminate the conversation and all traces of the conversation are deleted from all users, including the recipient. This unique feature is now fully deployed and functional on all iOS and Android devices and web platforms. The target sectors are numerous, including but not limited to real estate, legal, finance, insurance, medical, government, energy, manufacturing, trade and pharmaceutical sectors.

SekurMessenger also eliminates many of the privacy and security risks by not requiring a phone number, which would divulge a user’s phone device ID, but also by not social engineering a user’s phone or computer contact list and infecting the contacts by default as well, eliminating a huge loophole in security and privacy. SekurMessenger issues each user a username and a Sekur number. The Sekur number is the contact ID a user would disclose in order for other Sekur users to be added. The service comes with a self-destruct timer and other features as well, including Sekur’s proprietary VirtualVaults and HeliX technologies with all data stored in Swiss hosted encrypted servers.

Sekur’s Data privacy solutions are all hosted in Switzerland, protecting users’ data from any outside data intrusion requests. In Switzerland, the right to privacy is guaranteed in article 13 of the Swiss Federal Constitution. The Federal Act on Data Protection (“FADP”) of 19 June 1992 (in force since 1993) has set up a strict protection of privacy by prohibiting virtually any processing of personal data which is not expressly authorized by the data subjects. The protection is subject to the authority of the Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner.

Under Swiss federal law, it is a crime to publish information based on leaked “secret official discussions.” In 2010, the Federal Supreme Court of Switzerland found that IP addresses are personal information and that under Swiss privacy laws they may not be used to track internet usage without the knowledge of the individuals involved.

About Sekur Private Data Ltd.
Sekur Private Data Ltd. is a cybersecurity and Internet privacy provider of Swiss hosted solutions for secure and private communications. The Company distributes a suite of encrypted e-mails, secure messengers and secure communication tools. Sekur Private Data Ltd. sells its products through its own website, https://www.sekur.com, approved distributors and telecommunications companies worldwide. Sekur Private Data Ltd. serves consumers, businesses and governments worldwide.

About Advanced Vision
Advanced Vision is a system integrator for Smart Building Operational Solutions, Combining Hardware and Software elements of access control, security & surveillance and artificial intelligence to design custom-made solutions depending on client’s requirements.

Founded 2005 in Abu Dhabi-UAE, Advanced Vision provides solutions that include complete study and analysis of project phases from planning, feasibility studies, engineering design, equipment/system supply and installation to start-up and commissioning.

Sekur Private Data Ltd. on Track to Launch Sekur Enterprise in January – First Telecom Operator in Latin America to Start Sales in Q1 2024

Toronto, Ontario and New York, New York–(Newsfile Corp. – December 12, 2023) – Sekur Private Data Ltd. (CSE: SKUR) (OTCQB: SWISF) (FSE: GDT0) (“Sekur” or the “Company”), a leading Swiss hosted secure and private communications platform, is pleased to announce that it is on track to launch its Sekur Enterprise suite of privacy communications solutions starting mid-January 2024. Several of Sekur’s customers are waiting for Sekur Enterprise in Latin America, the USA and the Middle East Gulf countries.

Several existing distributors are ready to launch Sekur Enterprise. In Latin America, America Movil’s Telcel is ready to launch SekurMessenger for Enterprise as it has several financial institutions and other large enterprises ready to adopt the solution right away, as WhatsApp has recently been banned by most financial and government institutions. SekurMessenger for Enterprise has several features to control communications between employees and maintain tight control of information flow for compliance purposes, security and privacy. The innovative SekurRelay solution is also of interest for all enterprise customers in the region and will be proposed in Q1 2024 to America Movil and other telecom operators in other global regions, in parallel to SekurMessenger for Enterprise. Sekur already sells SekurMessenger to Telcel, the leading mobile operator in Mexico, a division of America Movil, and the enterprise version is expected to replace the business solution in February 2024. Sekur has recently signed several distribution agreements in Jordan and Qatar and is in talks with another distributor in the United Arab Emirates. Its distributors are already discussing with the leading telecom operators the benefits of Sekur Enterprise and Sekur Business solutions for their SMB and Enterprise customers.

Alain Ghiai, CEO of Sekur Private Data, said: “We are excited to launch our anticipated Sekur Enterprise solutions globally. The first phase has already been launched with our SekurRelay feature for all SekurMail Enterprise accounts, the second phase will launch mid-January with expanded features for SekurMessenger, and the last phases will be launched by mid-March with the rest of the privacy and security features our enterprise clients are expecting. Sekur Enterprise is important, as it answers the demands of our existing clients and will propel the company to a new level by being able to offer our solutions to all enterprise level clients worldwide. Additionally, it will increase the average revenue per user (“ARPU”) by up to 280% to a bundled amount value of US$47/month from a bundled value of US$17/month. Additional features such as SekurVoice and video solutions will increase ARPU even more. We are happy to be able to provide these new enterprise solutions to all our existing and new customers worldwide, as we can offer the only Swiss-hosted, proprietary, private and secure communications platform that does not rely on big tech infrastructure, open-source coding or data mining, therefore reducing exponentially the risk of cyber penetration. Our prime directive is to provide private and secure communications for everyone, and as we are not connected to any Big Tech platform, we offer a truly independent, private and secure means of communications, without any data mining, through our proprietary technology and our secure servers based in Switzerland.”

Sekur recently announced the launch of its SekurRelay Enterprise Email Solution, part of its Sekur Enterprise solution, allowing corporate executives and management to “split” their company email domain in two, benefiting from SekurMail’s SekurSend/SekurReply feature and other Swiss-hosted privacy and security solutions SekurMail offers, without having to migrate the entire company employees, eliminating a huge roadblock to mass adoption of SekurMail by large corporations and government agencies.

SekurRelay lets a company employee easily migrate their existing business email to Sekur‘s privacy and security email platform, and “split” from the company’s existing email hosting provider seamlessly, while maintaining the same business email domain as the rest of the employees. This eliminates the need for enterprise IT departments to migrate their entire staff to Sekur, to have the same domain email address. SekurRelay lets company staff, as an example, use their existing provider and email @company.com, while having their executives or managers use SekurMail, keeping their existing email address @company.com. This “Inbound Relay” solves a large problem, as many larger enterprises have been hesitant to migrate thousands of employee emails due to the cumbersome and costly nature of doing so. With SekurRelay, companies of all sizes can protect C-level and management level emails from Business Email Compromise (“BEC”) attacks, while letting the rest of the employees stay in their existing email hosting providers. At the same time, all employee emails will be “filtered” through SekurRelay, and benefit from Sekur’s malware detection and spam filter, giving an extra advantage for all employees, whether they use SekurRelay or not, while only SekurRelay accounts holders will be hosted and have their emails delivered by Sekur.

Enterprises and some government upper-level employees and executives have been looking for a way to use Sekur‘s privacy and security tools without having to migrate the entire company to Sekur’s email platform, due to costs associated with migration of thousands of emails. The goal is to get away from the main email platform providers that are being compromised with BEC attacks that are targeting upper management and C-level executives. Sekur is now able to eliminate these roadblocks and offer true protection against data mining, email phishing and BEC attacks to anyone subscribing to a business or enterprise email account, without having to migrate the entire company.

SekurRelay comes automatically with all Sekur Enterprise email accounts at a price of US$25/month or US$275/year with a minimum of 20 users per Enterprise account, with each SekurMail account offered with 250GB of redundant storage, up from 100GB of storage for SMB users. SekurMail also offers in all its email accounts a unique SekurSend/SekurReply feature, allowing Sekur users to send emails to any non Sekur users in full privacy and security, with unlimited attachments capability, protecting the email from BEC attacks. In 2021 alone there were 20,000 BEC attacks reported to the FBI in the USA.

This new solution will make sales to businesses of larger sizes, enterprises and government organizations easier, as it does not disrupt their existing IT infrastructure and planning and has no migration cost associated with it.

Sekur also believes that by adding its Swiss-hosted SekurVPN solution to its other solutions, it increases internet connection encryption of users and protects their identity from malicious hackers. Since the Company has added SekurVPN and customized “à la carte” bundles for consumers and businesses, approximately 50% of all customers have been buying bundles with approximately 60% of customers purchasing SekurVPN in the bundle or on its own.

On April 7, 2023, the Company launched SekurVPN, its privacy VPN solution available through Sekur.com, and began commercial sales of its highly anticipated privacy and security VPN solution. The solution is also offered for sale in USD, CAD, NZD, AUD, SGD, CHF, EUR and GPB. Sekur plans to do a full scale launch before year-end 2023 with several videos on social media promoting SekurVPN to select targeted audiences in the U.S. Ghiai discusses the advantages of having a privacy VPN, and other preventive measures to minimize cyberattacks for consumers and businesses, on Sekur Hack of the Week Episode, a nationwide TV show broadcast on Bloomberg TV, Fox Business TV and on streaming media.

SekurVPN is especially meant for privacy enthusiasts and users wanting to protect their identity from hackers. An example would be users going to their e-banking or shopping online, using their emails, using messaging applications and wanting to have full privacy and protection from hackers hijacking their IP location and signal. The service guarantees not to use Big Tech or hyperscalers for its functioning or hosting, and it guarantees that there are no third party bundles sold with it so no data is leaked or sold to third parties. It guarantees no traffic pulling or monitoring and no phone number is required to register to the service.

According to a Forbes article, 66% of surveyed internet users within the U.S. use a VPN to help protect personal data, 80% use a VPN for increased security and 33% use a VPN to mask their internet activity. More statistics can be found on this VPN Statistics And Trends In 2023 article.

Private:

SekurVPN uses its own proprietary infrastructure and does not use any hyperscaler or Big Tech hosting providers, unlike most other VPNs. SekurVPN offers Swiss IPs only. This guarantees that it is using only SekurVPN’s own servers and routing. Other VPNs offer hundreds of locations and are using Big Tech providers, compromising users’ privacy. SekurVPN never monitors users’ activity and never shares any data with third party service providers. By being a pure VPN, without bundled outside services such as antivirus and ad blockers, SekurVPN keeps users’ information private without sharing their data with third party service providers. With SekurVPN, users do not register their phone number on the app or the web, rendering users invisible from hackers or snoopers. No phone number to register, anonymous Swiss IPs only, no data mining or traffic sharing with anyone.

Secure:

SekurVPN’s secure VPN routes all your internet traffic through SekurVPN’s privately owned servers, in multiple locations in Switzerland only, using the highest encryption industry standards combined with its proprietary HeliX technology for added security. Encryption keys are not stored on devices and are unique at every connection. Users’ passwords, confidential data and internet surfing stay encrypted even over public untrusted internet connections.

Easy to use:

SekurVPN is extremely easy to setup and deploy. There is no country list and our interface is simplified; just tap or click the connection button. SekurVPN’s no-frills but highly secure and private service gives users peace of mind without thinking about geolocations.

Currently SekurVPN is available to use with MacOS, iOS and Android devices. Versions for Windows 64, Windows 32 and Linux are planned to be launched in the coming weeks.

In addition to SekurVPN, the company offers a bundled Sekur plan, which includes SekurMessenger and SekurMail as a bundle of email, messaging and file transfer into one application, and includes the Company’s latest SekurMail technology, which includes a proprietary anti-phishing and privacy feature called SekurSend®. SekurSend® lets a user send an email to any other recipient, whether they have Sekur or not, in full privacy and security as the email never leaves Sekur‘s encrypted email servers based in Switzerland. The recipient can then click on the notification and reply in the same manner using SekurReply®, without the recipient having to register for a Sekur account. The sender can also decide to protect any email sent by adding a password to open it, a read-limit and a self-destruct timer as well. Sending an email with the SekurSend® feature allows the senders and recipients to add limitless size attachments to the emails without crowding the recipients’ email box. This also eliminates BEC attacks for businesses and email phishing attacks. Additionally, SekurMail includes full control of email delivery, automatic data export for large enterprises and an automatic Data Loss Prevention technology (“DLP”) with real time continuous archiving.

Recent data breaches in messaging applications have created a certain urgency for businesses and data privacy advocates to protect their communications from cyberattacks and identity theft via mobile and desktop devices.

SekurMessenger comes with a proprietary feature and technology called “Chat-By-Invite.” This feature allows a SekurMessenger user (“SM user”) to invite via email or SMS a non-SM user, or a group of non-SM users, to chat in a fully private and secure way without the recipient ever having to register to SekurMessenger or download the app. At the end of the chat, the initiator of the conversation can remotely terminate the conversation and all traces of the conversation are deleted from all users, including the recipient. This unique feature is now fully deployed and functional on all iOS and Android devices and web platforms. The target sectors are numerous, including but not limited to real estate, legal, finance, insurance, medical, government, energy, manufacturing, trade and pharmaceutical sectors.

SekurMessenger also eliminates many of the privacy and security risks by not requiring a phone number, which would divulge a user’s phone device ID, but also by not social engineering a user’s phone or computer contact list and infecting the contacts by default as well, eliminating a huge loophole in security and privacy. SekurMessenger issues each user a username and a Sekur number. The Sekur number is the contact ID a user would disclose in order for other Sekur users to be added. The service comes with a self-destruct timer and other features as well, including Sekur’s proprietary VirtualVaults and HeliX technologies with all data stored in Swiss hosted encrypted servers.

Sekur’s Data privacy solutions are all hosted in Switzerland, protecting users’ data from any outside data intrusion requests. In Switzerland, the right to privacy is guaranteed in article 13 of the Swiss Federal Constitution. The Federal Act on Data Protection (“FADP”) of 19 June 1992 (in force since 1993) has set up a strict protection of privacy by prohibiting virtually any processing of personal data which is not expressly authorized by the data subjects. The protection is subject to the authority of the Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner.

Under Swiss federal law, it is a crime to publish information based on leaked “secret official discussions.” In 2010, the Federal Supreme Court of Switzerland found that IP addresses are personal information and that under Swiss privacy laws they may not be used to track internet usage without the knowledge of the individuals involved.

About Sekur Private Data Ltd.
Sekur Private Data Ltd. is a cybersecurity and Internet privacy provider of Swiss hosted solutions for secure and private communications. The Company distributes a suite of encrypted e-mails, secure messengers and secure communication tools. Sekur Private Data Ltd. sells its products through its own website, https://www.sekur.com, approved distributors and telecommunications companies worldwide. Sekur Private Data Ltd. serves consumers, businesses and governments worldwide.

Sekur Private Data Ltd. Signs Distribution Agreement in Qatar

Toronto, Ontario and New York, New York–(Newsfile Corp. – November 29, 2023) – Sekur Private Data Ltd. (CSE: SKUR) (OTCQB: SWISF) (FSE: GDT0) (“Sekur” or the “Company”), a leading Swiss hosted secure and private communications platform, is pleased to announce that it has signed a distribution agreement with a distributor in the State of Qatar (“Qatar”) in order to distribute its entire Sekur Swiss-hosted private and encrypted communications platform.

Sekur’s distribution agreement was signed with Beyond Limits Programs and Electronics. (“BLPE”), a Qatari corporation from Doha, Qatar, and is valid for a period of 12 months, with renewal options for additional 12 months. The agreement covers the State of Qatar and covers sales support and help for new distribution setups for all other Gulf Cooperation Council countries (“G.C.C.”). BLPE is the distributor who introduced Sekur to its distributor for Jordan and Iraq and is working with Sekur to setup other distributors and support companies for the United Arab Emirates and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, among other countries.

The Middle East has been subject to more and more cyber-attacks in the past 15 years due to its growing economic and political importance, and due to recent regional conflicts. One of the most famous attacks occurred on August 15th, 2012, where the computer network of Saudi Aramco was struck by a self-replicating virus that infected as many as 30,000 of its Windows- based machines. Despite its vast resources as Saudi Arabia’s national oil and gas firm, Aramco, according to reports, took almost two weeks to recover from the damage, and in 2021 according to this BBC News article, hackers demanded US$50 million from Saudi Aramco over data leaked by one of its sub-contractors.

Alain Ghiai, CEO of Sekur Private Data, said: “We are thrilled to have signed this distribution agreement for Qatar and BLPE. Mr. Talal Hassoun, CEO of BLPE, has over 20 years of experience in enterprise software sales in the Middle East and has been instrumental in helping us close our deal in Jordan and Iraq, and now Qatar. We are looking forward to working together to expand into other G.C.C. countries and offer support to our future distributors in the region with the help of BLPE. The region is a hotbed of instability and cyber warfare is now part of that instability and is showing signs of increased activity, since the Israel-Hamas conflict broke out. Fortunately, we can offer the only Swiss-hosted, proprietary, private and secure communications platform that does not rely on big tech infrastructure, therefore reducing exponentially the risk of cyber penetration for businesses and governments in the region. From our discussions with BLPE, we believe that SekurMessenger, SekurMail and SekurVPN for enterprises will be a success with governments, telecom operators and enterprises, such as energy, services and financial industry enterprises. Our prime directive is to provide private and secure communications for everyone, and as we are not connected to any Big Tech platform, we offer a truly independent, private and secure means of communications, without any data mining, through our proprietary technology and our secure servers based in Switzerland. We look forward to offering true private and secure communications to our new clients in the G.C.C. region, and to protect their intellectual property and privacy from data miners, malicious hackers and rogue state cyber-attacks.”

SekurVPN uses a proprietary infrastructure and technology that deploys Swiss IPs only and does not data mine users’ web traffic and does not offer third party add-ons such as generic anti-virus and generic spam blockers. This independent, privacy and secure solution guarantees full privacy and high encryption of users’ connection. Sekur’s servers are all located in Switzerland only and follow FADP, Swiss data privacy laws. FADP dictates that an individual’s IP address is considered private property and cannot be sold or exploited.

On April 7, 2023, the Company launched SekurVPN, its privacy VPN solution available through Sekur.com, and began commercial sales of its highly anticipated privacy and security VPN solution. The solution is also offered for sale in USD, CAD, NZD, AUD, SGD, CHF, EUR and GPB. Sekur plans to do a full scale launch before year-end 2023 with several videos on social media promoting SekurVPN to select targeted audiences in the U.S. Ghiai discusses the advantages of having a privacy VPN, and other preventive measures to minimize cyberattacks for consumers and businesses, on Sekur Hack of the Week Episode, a nationwide TV show broadcast on Bloomberg TV, Fox Business and on streaming media.

SekurVPN is especially meant for privacy enthusiasts and users wanting to protect their identity from hackers. An example would be users going to their e-banking or shopping online, using their emails, using messaging applications and wanting to have full privacy and protection from hackers hijacking their IP location and signal. The service guarantees not to use Big Tech or hyperscalers for its functioning or hosting, and it guarantees that there are no third party bundles sold with it so no data is leaked or sold to third parties. It guarantees no traffic pulling or monitoring and no phone number is required to register to the service.

According to a Forbes article66% of surveyed internet users within the U.S. use a VPN to help protect personal data, 80% use a VPN for increased security and 33% use a VPN to mask their internet activity. More statistics can be found on this VPN Statistics And Trends In 2023 article.

Private:

SekurVPN uses its own proprietary infrastructure and does not use any hyperscaler or Big Tech hosting providers, unlike most other VPNs. SekurVPN offers Swiss IPs only. This guarantees that it is using only SekurVPN’s own servers and routing. Other VPNs offer hundreds of locations and are using Big Tech providers, compromising users’ privacy. SekurVPN never monitors users’ activity and never shares any data with third party service providers. By being a pure VPN, without bundled outside services such as antivirus and ad blockers, SekurVPN keeps users’ information private without sharing their data with third party service providers. With SekurVPN, users do not register their phone number on the app or the web, rendering users invisible from hackers or snoopers. No phone number to register, anonymous Swiss IPs only, no data mining or traffic sharing with anyone.

Secure:

SekurVPN’s secure VPN routes all your internet traffic through SekurVPN’s privately owned servers, in multiple locations in Switzerland only, using the highest encryption industry standards combined with its proprietary HeliX technology for added security. Encryption keys are not stored on devices and are unique at every connection. Users’ passwords, confidential data and internet surfing stay encrypted even over public untrusted internet connections.

Easy to use:

SekurVPN is extremely easy to setup and deploy. There is no country list and our interface is simplified; just tap or click the connection button. SekurVPN’s no-frills but highly secure and private service gives users peace of mind without thinking about geolocations.

Currently SekurVPN is available to use with MacOS, iOS and Android devices. Versions for Windows 64, Windows 32 and Linux are planned to be launched in the coming weeks.

In addition to SekurVPN, the company offers a bundled Sekur plan, which includes SekurMessenger and SekurMail as a bundle of email, messaging and file transfer into one application, and includes the Company’s latest SekurMail technology, which includes a proprietary anti-phishing and privacy feature called SekurSend®. SekurSend® lets a user send an email to any other recipient, whether they have Sekur or not, in full privacy and security as the email never leaves Sekur‘s encrypted email servers based in Switzerland. The recipient can then click on the notification and reply in the same manner using SekurReply®, without the recipient having to register for a Sekur account. The sender can also decide to protect any email sent by adding a password to open it, a read-limit and a self-destruct timer as well. Sending an email with the SekurSend® feature allows the senders and recipients to add limitless size attachments to the emails without crowding the recipients’ email box. This also eliminates BEC attacks for businesses and email phishing attacks. Additionally, SekurMail includes full control of email delivery, automatic data export for large enterprises and an automatic Data Loss Prevention technology (“DLP”) with real time continuous archiving.

Recent data breaches in messaging applications have created a certain urgency for businesses and data privacy advocates to protect their communications from cyberattacks and identity theft via mobile and desktop devices.

SekurMessenger comes with a proprietary feature and technology called “Chat-By-Invite.” This feature allows a SekurMessenger user (“SM user”) to invite via email or SMS a non-SM user, or a group of non-SM users, to chat in a fully private and secure way without the recipient ever having to register to SekurMessenger or download the app. At the end of the chat, the initiator of the conversation can remotely terminate the conversation and all traces of the conversation are deleted from all users, including the recipient. This unique feature is now fully deployed and functional on all iOS and Android devices and web platforms. The target sectors are numerous, including but not limited to real estate, legal, finance, insurance, medical, government, energy, manufacturing, trade and pharmaceutical sectors.

SekurMessenger also eliminates many of the privacy and security risks by not requiring a phone number, which would divulge a user’s phone device ID, but also by not social engineering a user’s phone or computer contact list and infecting the contacts by default as well, eliminating a huge loophole in security and privacy. SekurMessenger issues each user a username and a Sekur number. The Sekur number is the contact ID a user would disclose in order for other Sekur users to be added. The service comes with a self-destruct timer and other features as well, including Sekur’s proprietary VirtualVaults and HeliX technologies with all data stored in Swiss hosted encrypted servers.

Sekur’s Data privacy solutions are all hosted in Switzerland, protecting users’ data from any outside data intrusion requests. In Switzerland, the right to privacy is guaranteed in article 13 of the Swiss Federal Constitution. The Federal Act on Data Protection (“FADP”) of 19 June 1992 (in force since 1993) has set up a strict protection of privacy by prohibiting virtually any processing of personal data which is not expressly authorized by the data subjects. The protection is subject to the authority of the Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner.

Under Swiss federal law, it is a crime to publish information based on leaked “secret official discussions.” In 2010, the Federal Supreme Court of Switzerland found that IP addresses are personal information and that under Swiss privacy laws they may not be used to track internet usage without the knowledge of the individuals involved.

About Sekur Private Data Ltd.
Sekur Private Data Ltd. is a cybersecurity and Internet privacy provider of Swiss hosted solutions for secure and private communications. The Company distributes a suite of encrypted e-mails, secure messengers and secure communication tools. Sekur Private Data Ltd. sells its products through its own website, https://www.sekur.com, approved distributors and telecommunications companies worldwide. Sekur Private Data Ltd. serves consumers, businesses and governments worldwide.